|Cornell University, BA, Summa cum Laude||1992|
|University of California, Berkeley, MA, C. Phil||1996|
Philip Soffer runs marketing and related functions at Piazza.
He began his career as an early employee at Plumtree Software, which founded and led the market for enterprise portals. Working with Plumtree founder Glenn Kelman, Soffer built out marketing and product management functions, eventually growing the product line to include collaboration, content management, search, and developer tools.
After Plumtree, Soffer joined Lithium Technologies, where he led engineering, product management, and occasionally marketing. Soffer grew Lithium’s engineering team from 4 to 24 and helped establish the company’s position as a leader in social customer management solutions.